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Brad Iverson-Long is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering banks, financial services, technology and new business.

Tamarack ski lifts opening next month (access required)

For the second year in a row, homeowners at the troubled Tamarack resort have joined together to run the ski lifts and slopes. Tamarack will be open for winter sports starting Dec. 15. The Tamarack Municipal Association (TMA) will run the ...

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Radio Boise trying to build a community on the airwaves (access required)

Radio Boise, the Treasure Valley’s seven-month-old community radio station, completed its Radiothon fundraiser earlier this month, bringing in $37,000, almost 50 percent more than the goal of $25,000. That shows the community is ready for a station like Radio Boise, ...

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Occupy camp holding firm in Boise (access required)

Occupy Boise is honoring the two-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street in New York by marching from its fleet of tents outside the old Ada County Courthouse to the Boise City Hall for a rally Nov. 17, but the group ...

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Idaho Falls engineering firm looking to Niagara Falls (access required)

Sentient Corporation, based in Idaho Falls, is considering an expansion to Niagara Falls, NY, and could receive help from that state’s government for the new facility. The engineering company, which receives national defense contracts, is a technological leader in the ...

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Farming groups eye proposed child labor regs (access required)

Proposed U.S. Department of Labor rules would add more limits to the duties children can perform when working in agriculture. The new rules would strengthen safety requirements in agriculture, which can be dangerous work. They would limit children’s work with animals, ...

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Supreme Court will tackle health care mandate (access required)

The United States Supreme Court announced Nov. 14 it will hear arguments on the constitutionality of parts of the 2010 federal health care law. The state of Idaho is one of 26 states that signed onto one of the three ...

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Idaho, Montana commercial real estate firms merging (access required)

Three commercial real estate firms, including one based in Montana, and one property management firm will merge by the start of next year. Grubb & Ellis’ Idaho and Montana affiliates, Hume Commercial Real Estate in Boise and TSC Management in ...

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Local firm wins AV contract for BSU business building (access required)

Boise’s Intermountain Design, Inc. will install the audiovisual system in Boise State University’s new Micron Business and Economics Building. The company will employ six workers for the project, which includes adding several flat panel touchscreens and other high-tech digital hardware. ...

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Changes discussed for state contract bids (access required)

The head of Idaho’s Division of Public Works (DPW) has been talking with contractors and unions about changing the state contracting process to consider criteria beyond low bids, but changes are unlikely to come in the next year. Legislation that ...

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